Friday, 27 April 2018

Weekly Learning Review - Week Ending: 19 April 2018

Weekly Learning Review
Class:Year 5                     Week Ending: 19/04/2018
Literacy
·         Focusing now upon developing narrative writing and how our understanding of purpose and audience can help us to use language most effectively.
·         Starting with introductions the children are editing and improving their initial responses by recognising where they have ”told” the reader information and how it can be improved by “showing” the reader instead.
·         Examples of improvements are discussed and used as models.
·         Opening words and sentences designed to grab the reader’s attention.
·         Importance of vocabulary choice, grammar and punctuation to enhance wring.
Mathematics
·         Examining factors of numbers in class and practising for Homework.
·         Using times table knowledge to support investigations
·         Understanding how factors are used when computing fractions
·         Measuring angles using knowledge of right angles and parts of right angles, divisions on clock face based upon factors of 360 degrees in a complete turn.
·         Revising for future testing of x4 and x8 tables
·         Revising polygons and formula for finding their internal/external  angles and extending by drawing polygons using a protractor correctly.
Science
·         Conduct tests on spectrum of light in Physics using prisms.
·         Devise questions to take knowledge and understanding further
·         Learning necessary Health and Safety rules and Scientific approach to discovery.
·         Build upon knowledge of magnetism and devise tests for Physics Lab. session.
·         (Part of Forces Topic for this Term)
Humanities
·         Geography: Introduction to Germany in preparation for International Day; identifying and building upon previous knowledge.
Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship Education
·         Recognising and rewarding individual and collective improvements in learning habits and identifying areas where individuals can improve. Focusing upon the vital importance of young learners to have high expectations - of themselves.
Contact
   Mr Peter  pbrown@ise.edu.eg  


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